SYRACUSE, NY (AP) - Federal authorities say they're closing a housing office in central New York to save money.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development says closing the office in Syracuse will save from $110 million to $150 million in lease and operating costs over 10 years.
The closing is expected to be completed by early next year.
HUD is shutting down 16 of its 80 field offices nationally, affecting about 120 employees.
The larger offices in Buffalo and Albany and the regional office in New York City will remain open.
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